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BAIRD Dr. James Walter, MD

BAIRD Dr. James Walter, MD

Male 1850 - 1915

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  • Prefix  Dr. 
    Suffix  MD 
    Born  31 Aug 1850  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Doctor, MD 
    • From Tombstone
    Reference Number  752 
    Died  30 Nov 1915  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  Surry County, VA (Baird Family Cemetary(Grape Hill), Rt. 612)) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mollie L. Hasty was from Portsmouth.

      Marion Baird had a scar on his head that was a result of a gunshot wound inflicted by Kelly Bishop over moonshine. Bernice Baird story as told to a neighbor. Marion Baird drove a school bus. Didn't work anywhere else except the school bus and moonshine. Kelly Bishop was a revenueer and shot him at a still. He was the father of Marion Simms Baird. James Walter Baird, MD, was the father of Marion Baird.

      The Baird cemetary on Rt. 612 is called Grape Hill.

      Marion Baird was also a church going man.

      Quoted from "The Descendants of Alexander Peter Baird II" written in 1935 by
      Kathleen Baird to her father Leonidus F. Baird: "James Walter Baird attended
      John's Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. where he received his M. D. degree.
      He practiced medicine in Surry County."
      Jean Goodrich Johnson comments: "He lived on Route 40 about 4 mi. E.
      of Waverly. The house he owned was removed about 1964 by George L.
      Peffer, then owner who built a brick ranch type house in front of the old house.
    Person ID  I481  Booth Family
    Last Modified  17 May 2015 

    Father  BAIRD Alexander Peter, Jr.,   b. 7 Aug 1826, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1884, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  BOOTH Rebecca Ann,   b. 1 Aug 1829, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1907, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Dec 1849  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  7 Dec 1849 
    Family ID  F141  Group Sheet

    Family 1  HASTY Mary Susan,   c. 12 Sep 1856,   d. 26 Sep 1924 
    Married  31 Aug 1875  Portsmouth, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Children 
     1. BAIRD Alexander Edwin,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. BAIRD Mary Susan,   b. 19 Jul 1876,   d. 2 Jul 1918
     3. BAIRD Solon Lee,   b. 20 May 1884,   d. 12 Dec 1958, Hopewell, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. BAIRD Wennie Mildred,   b. 26 Feb 1886,   d. 18 Sep 1941
     5. BAIRD Rosco Van Worth,   b. 6 Dec 1888,   d. 6 Aug 1889
     6. BAIRD Marion Simms, Sr.,   b. 23 Aug 1895, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1973
     7. BAIRD "Infant",   b. 21 Mar 1899,   d. 24 Mar 1899
    Last Modified  3 Apr 2006 
    Family ID  F176  Group Sheet

    Family 2  HASTY Mary Susan,   c. 12 Sep 1856,   d. 26 Sep 1924 
    Children 
     1. BAIRD James Walter, II,   b. 8 Jan 1882,   d. 13 Jan 1952
    Last Modified  18 Feb 2008 
    Family ID  F1958  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Aug 1875 - Portsmouth, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Baird: Dr. James Walter Baird
    Baird: Dr. James Walter Baird
    The Baird cemetery; located on the curve on Otterdam Rd off Rt 40, in Surry County, Va

    Headstones
    Baird: Dr. Walter Baired's tombstone
    Baird: Dr. Walter Baired's tombstone
    located at the Baird Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] Lonnie Baird records show marriage on 7 Dec 1849.

    2. [S37] Gene C. Harris, From Tombstone (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S193] Tombstone.

    4. [S10] Baird Family Bible.

    5. [S193] Tombstone, Wife's name on tombstone (Reliability: 4).


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